Ungalik River

Past Producer in Alaska, United States with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10257966
MRDS ID A015703
MAS/MILS ID 0020540001
Record type Site
Current site name Ungalik River
Alternate or previous names Ungalik River Dredge
Related records 10003169

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Claim
Geographic coordinates: -160.7504, 64.54798 (WGS84)
Elevation 30
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
United States Alaska

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Kateel River 011 S 010 W 07 NWNESW Alaska

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Claim (1) -160.7504, 64.54798

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Placer
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Year of first production 1941

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim
Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category BLM Administrative Area

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Patrick J. Bliss And Sons
    ID 5001419
    Interest 100
    Home office Alaska
    Year 1985

Comments on the ownership information

  • OWNER ADDRESS: PAT BLISS 129 EAST 11TH ANCHORAGE, ALASKA 99501 TELE: (907) 272-4219

Production statistics

  • Year 1941
    Description 5737 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 178,441g
  • Year 1941
    Description 357 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 11,104g
  • Year 1948
    Description 1856 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 57,728g
  • Year 1948
    Description 184 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 5,723g
  • Year 1957
    Description 13,580 Yards Processed. 258 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 8,025g
  • Year 1957
    Description 19 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 591g
  • Year 1958
    Description 37,000 Yards Processed. 613 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 19,066g
  • Year 1958
    Description 45 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,400g
  • Year 1959
    Description 146 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,541g
  • Year 1959
    Description 11 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 342g
  • Year 1960
    Description 16,000 Yards Processed. 228 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 7,092g
  • Year 1960
    Description 18 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 560g
  • Year 1961
    Description 37,500 Yards Processed. 605 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Gold Gold 18,818g
  • Year 1961
    Description 46 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,431g
  • Year 1962
    Description 28,110 Yards Processed. 411 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 12,784g
  • Year 1962
    Description 31 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 964g
  • Year 1963
    Description 43,600 Yards Processed. 604 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 18,787g
  • Year 1963
    Description 45 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,400g
  • Year 1964
    Description 11,535 Yards Processed. 149 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 4,634g
  • Year 1964
    Description 11 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 342g
  • Year 1965
    Description 34,449 Yards Processed. 506 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 15,738g
  • Year 1965
    Description 40 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 1,244g
  • Year 1969
    Description 11,628 Yards Processed. 171 Troy Ounces Gold
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Gold Gold 5,319g
  • Year 1969
    Description 14 Troy Ounces Silver
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Trace Silver Silver 435g

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0020540001
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS A015703 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 5001419

Bibliographic references

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 054-010

  • Ownership

    ALASKA KARDEX 054-013

  • Deposit

    B442r pp. 333-334

  • Deposit

    B449 p. 108

  • Deposit

    B917A pp. 68, 75

  • Deposit

    B926A pp. 64, 71-72

  • Deposit

    B933A pp. 60-61, 68

  • Deposit

    MF381

  • Deposit

    OF508 pp. 45-46

  • Deposit

    B1374

  • Deposit

    BMOF98-76 p. 59

  • Deposit

    OF77-168D

  • Deposit

    AC&O 7704

  • Deposit

    AMR 81-82

  • Deposit

    MTA 82 No. A-62

  • Deposit

    AK MINE LICENSE-1985

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 02-JUN-1988 Hall U.S. Bureau of Mines